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Ilim invests in woodyard upgrade at Koryazhma mill

Photo courtesy of Andritz
Photo courtesy of Andritz
29 Mar 2019 − 

Ilim Group has placed an order with technology provider Andritz for the supply of a wood processing plant at Koryazhma mill in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia.

Russian Ilim Group has placed an order with technology provider Andritz for the supply of a wood processing plant with two debarking and chipping lines, chip and bark handling equipment, and a woodyard control system to the Koryazhma mill in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2021.

Over the past few years, Ilim Group has invested $3.2bn in the development of operations. In the next five years, the company plans to invest another $3.6bn in the upgrade of facilities and the launch of new capacities.

Implementation of the investment program will allow the group to increase the volume of production by 1 million tpy to 4.4 million tpy by 2023 (in 2018, the company produced 3.4 million t). Ilim Group’s production facilities are located in the Arkhangelsk, Irkutsk, Leningrad, and Moscow regions.

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